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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity

Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, the No. 513 import by value totaled $35.23 million for the month of July, $250.2 million through July of 2019, and $572.89 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$83.08 M
2Mexico$33.09 M
3Japan$24.63 M
4China$23.37 M
5South Korea$13.02 M
6Italy$11.53 M
7Taiwan$11.17 M
8Germany$7.71 M
9India$6.87 M
10Vietnam$6.31 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $250.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $25,705,952
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $18,159,022
3Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $13,811,605
4Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $12,083,878
5Port of Los Angeles $11,269,599
6Port of Newark $10,921,100
7Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. $10,485,646
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $10,396,706
9Port of Virginia $10,326,615
10Port of New Orleans $9,058,724

U.S. imports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity decreased 4.67 percent through July to $250.2 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity decreased 4.67 percent from $262.47 million to $250.2 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 513 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 497 for the last full year with a total value of $572.89 million, a $128.47 million, 28.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Port Lavaca, Texas, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $83,083,082
2Mexico $33,090,488
3Japan $24,628,720
4China $23,372,330
5South Korea $13,016,699
6Italy $11,530,059
7Taiwan $11,172,802
8Germany $7,710,091
9India $6,873,999
10Vietnam $6,311,936

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $26,173,415
2Laredo $22,828,187
3Pembina, N.D. $18,802,893
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $9,393,986
5New York City $8,795,065
6New Orleans $8,512,266
7Atlanta/Savannah $8,173,148
8Detroit $8,138,862
9Charleston $6,559,164
10St. Albans, Vt. $5,843,864

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 28.9 percent compared to last year to $25.71 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 219.26 percent compared to last year to $18.16 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 148.21 percent compared to last year to $13.81 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 34.44 percent compared to last year to $12.08 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 39.57 percent compared to last year to $11.27 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Canada increased $4.6 million, 5.86 percent, (33.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $3.29 million, 11.05 percent, (13.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $18.28 million, 287.71 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $28.44 million, 54.89 percent, (9.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $7.84 million, 151.6 percent, (5.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.82 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $177.19 million of the $250.2 million total.

All totaled, 32.39 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $81.03 million of the $250.2 million total